Changes ahead for N8HPC (Closure 17th July 2018)

N8HPC has announced the “polaris” service will shut down the queues on 17th July 2018.

https://n8hpc.org.uk/the-future-of-n8-hpc/

The UoLeeds ARC team recommend moving your software and simulations (back to?) ARC2, yes, ARC2.  This is because it is virtually identical to Polaris.

It is not yet clear what the “Cloud provision” means for UoLeeds HPC users. It may be that we have to get familiar with topics such as this (NOTE : CEMAC is not recommending that you download this material, we will do what we can to investigate alternatives).

HPC Moves to the Cloud – What You Need to Know